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OL in Ligue 1

Published on the 28 May 2014 à 08:00 by R.B

OL finished the Ligue 1 season in fifth place with 61 points including 36 picked up in the second half of the campaign…

5th with 61 points; 17 wins, 10 draws and 11 losses including 4 at home; 56 goals scored, 44 against.

Home: 8 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses; 30 goals against and 15 against.

Away: 9 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses; 26 goals score and 29 against.

26 points dropped at the Stade de Gerland and 30 picked up on the road.

OL were sitting 10th at the halfway point of the campaign with 25 points. In the second half of the season, they recorded the third-best total of 36 points behind PSG and ASM.

The series: 5 matches without a win. 7 matches without defeat. 3 wins in  a row. 2 losses in a row.

GOALS SCORED

  • 56 goals from 483 shots
    10 headers; 3 direct free-kicks, 1 penalty, 3 from corners, 1 from a free-kick, 16 from corsses, 4 from throw-ins.
    Goals per 15 minutes: 5, 9, 11, 12, 7, 12
    Scorers: Lacazette 15 from 81 shots, Gomis 14 from 84, Briand 6 from 29, Grenier 4, Ferri 3, Gourcuff 3, Benzia 2, B. Koné 2, Fofana 2, Bedimo, Malbranque, Mvuemba, Tolisso, Fekir.
    Lacazette + Gomis, scored 29 of OL's 56 goals.
    Assists: Bedimo 9, Grenier 5, Gourcuff 4, Briand 3, Fekir 2, Lacazette 2, Benzia, Vercoutre, Gonalons, M. Lopes, Gomis.

GOALS AGAINST

  • 44 goals against
    9 headers, 1 direct free-kick, 4 penalties, 5 from corners, 2 from free-kicks, 12 from crosses and 1 from a throw-in.
    Goals per 15 minutes: 7, 7, 9,5, 9, 7.

28 PLAYERS USED

Gonalons 3,221 minutes, Bedimo 3,146, Lacazette 2,927, A. Lopes 2,880, Gomis 2,543, Umtiti 2,339, Bisevac 2,315, Grenier 2,243, Fofana 2,137, Ferri 1,807, B. Koné 1,748, M. Lopes 1,658, Malbranque 1,282, Briand 1,255, Mvuemba 1,232, Gourcuff 1,067, Tolisso 793, Zeffane 570, Fekir 545, Dabo 539, Vercoutre 532, Benzia 418, Gorgelin 148, Bahlouli 137, Danic 127, Pléa 91, Sarr 90, N’Jie 32.

DISCIPLINE

52 yellow cards: Grenier 7, Lacazette 7, Bedimo 4, Bisevac 4, Gonalons 3, Gomis 3, Ferri 3, M. Lopes 3…

4 red cards: Gonalons, Lacazette, Ferri, Vercoutre

OTHER NUMBERS

  • It was OL's lowest league finish since the 1997-98 season (6th)
  • 61 points from 38 matches, or 1.61 points per game? The lowest total since the 1997-98 season (1.55 per game).
  • 26 points dropped at home? With three points for a win, you have to go back to the 1992-93 to find a worse result (31 points).
  • 30 points on the road? The same total as last season.
  • OL were top of the table in the two first weeks of the season and were in the top three three times. The worst position on the ladder? 14th from Weeks 9 - 12.
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